Open Call

EXTENDED ART CALL: Brashnar International Artist-in-Residence Summer 2020

Brashnar Creative Project

No Funding
Skopje, Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of


Applicants in the following fields are eligible to apply: drawing, printmaking (linocut and woodcut), painting, mixed media, new media, digital photography, bookmaking arts, sculpture/installation, performance/video art, interdisciplinary arts, literature, socially engaged practice and cultural research. Open to All emerging (must have completed undergraduate degree or experience equivalent to that) and mid-career artists. Applicants can be writers, individual artists and collaborative teams with a maximum of 2 members. Members of a group shall provide previous collaboration work samples and each member’s CV or resume. Applicants must have a working knowledge of English. Knowledge of Serbian, Croatian, or Macedonian is a plus, but not required.

Number of Participants

Brashnar Artist-in-Residence offers work and living space for up to 6 artists/writers for stays of 1 month with 2-3 staff artists living with the residents in the Art House during the residency season.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


May 02, 2020 - September 30, 2020


  • €350.00 program fee (one-time)


Desk Space, Gallery, Individual Studio, Installation Space, Library, Shared Studio


Home-Stay, Kitchen, Private Room, Shared Bathroom, Shared Room


Coffee, Lunch, Vegan, Vegetarian

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Discussion, Exhibition, Group Dinners, Mural Projects, Open Studios, Performances, Professional Development, Readings, Self-Directed, Workshops


Animation, Book Arts, Cartoonist, Collective, Conceptual Art, Crafts & Trades, Dance, Design, Digital Media, Documentary, Drawing, Dreamers, Fiber Arts, Fiction, Film, Illustration, Immersive Experiences, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Jewelry, Land Art, Literature, Makers, Mixed Reality, Moving Image, Multimedia, Music, Nonfiction, Painting, Performance Art, Photography, Playwriting, Poetry, Printmaking, Public Art, Research, Scholar, Screenwriting, Sculpture, Singing, Social Practice, Sound Art, Textile, Thinkers, Video Art, Virtual Reality, Visual Arts


Croatian, English, Serbian

Program Description

A guided tour of the surrounding neighborhood and city center during the first days of the residency. Informal meeting and welcoming traditional Macedonian dinner for all resident artists prepared by Brashnar staff members. A short informal presentation of artists’ work at the beginning of the first week. Garden related activities up to twice a month totaling approximately 3 - 5 hrs (planting, harvesting fruits and vegetables, garden maintenance, food preservation, pickling, making marmalade, pinjur, ajvar) 2 short group trips to locations outside Skopje 1-2 scheduled group dinners per week Up to 2 traditional Macedonian group meals at Volkovo Project Space prepared by Brashnar staff members. Cultural exchange night through meal preparation, cultural dances or other various forms of exchange A 3 day/2 night trip during the last week of the residency to Lake Ohrid in the southwest part of Macedonia Open Studios Event at the end of the month

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